Home Tags Migrants

Tag: migrants

Growing number of asylum seekers from Turkey

The number of people from Turkey arriving in Finland to claim asylum in Finland has grown to the point that Turks were the second...

Almost half of Finns oppose taking in rescued Mediterranean migrants

Almost half of people in Finland – 47% – oppose taking in migrants who are rescued in the Mediterranean, according to a new poll...

Racism at work: only 10% of Somali job applicants get interview

Only 10% of job applications from people with Somali names lead to a job interview in a large-scale study carried out by Finland's Ministry...

Ohisalo: “We cannot allow anyone to drown in the Mediterranean Sea”

Finland's Interior Minister Maria Ohisalo (Green) has issued a stark warning as she meets her EU counterparts in Helsinki to discuss the migrant crisis in the...

Refugees from Syria and Togo named 2019’s Refugees of the Year

The Finnish Refugee Council Pakolaisapu has announced the recipients of this year’s Refugee Of The Year awards. Rand Mohamad Deeb from Syria and Nourdeen Toure from Togo...

Attitudes to immigration becoming more positive

The attitude of Finns towards immigration have become progressively more positive since 2000. That's the results of new research from the Finnish Business and...

Migri prepares plans for new asylum reception centres

The Finnish Immigration Service Migri has opened a €10 million procurement competition, as a contingency, in case new reception centres for asylum seekers are...

Finland’s Brexit ‘queue jumpers’ strike back as divorce deal agreed

Prime Minister Juha Sipilä (Centre) joined other EU leaders Sunday, at a special summit in Brussels to endorse a divorce deal for Britain. Leaders also approved the political...

Migri: We won’t force women and children to go to Kabul

The Finnish Immigration Service Migri says it won't forcibly deport Afghan women and children to Kabul if their asylum applications have been rejected, conceding...

Amnesty Criticism Will Be ‘No Surprise’ To Government

Amnesty International criticism of Finland's human rights record will come as no surprise to the government, the organisation's country director tells News Now Finland. Today,...